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Oxford and Cotswolds Villages Day Trip from London

Product ID: 173892
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Escape the hustle and bustle of London and spend the day exploring the historic city of Oxford and the traditional stone villages of the Cotswolds. Travel in comfort through the countryside on a small group tour with knowledgeable guide.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the English-speaking world’s oldest university at Oxford
  • Look inside the Great Hall at Christ Church College
  • Explore the traditional villages of the Cotswolds
  • See iconic Downton Abbey filming locations in Bampton
  • Visit the charming town of Bibury and get stunning views of the English countryside
Full description
Depart London and travel by luxury Mercedes mini-coach to spend the morning exploring the beautiful university city of Oxford.

Wander amongst the listed buildings and colleges, and climb one of the vantage points to get breathtaking views of the dreaming spires. Marvel at masterpieces of art and antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum, and then head towards the quaint villages of the Cotswolds to see tiny cottages built from traditional stone.

Travel back in time and visit the village of Bampton, famous for its Morris Dancing. Discover the magnificent parish church of St. Mary, where many iconic scenes from Downton Abbey were filmed. Experience the local hospitality with a traditional afternoon tea before you travel back to London in comfort.
Includes
  • Transportation by luxury 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Professional driver/guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at Stand 3, Greenline Coach Terminal, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH. This is located directly behind Victoria Train Station and diagonally across from Victoria Coach Station. Arriving by train or underground: Victoria Train and Underground Station is the closest station to the departure point. You can access the Greenline Coach Station by going through the upstairs food court in Victoria Station next to platform 14 and out the rear exit, or by going outside the station and walking down Buckingham Palace Road which runs alongside Victoria Train Station. Arriving by taxi: request to be dropped off at the corner of Buckingham Palace Road and Elizabeth Bridge. Once you arrive at the Greenline Coach Station, look for the Colonnade Walk sign and take the ramp up to the Subway restaurant and turn left.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Waterproof clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended
• You must be at least 5 years old to take part
• You're restricted to 14 kilograms (31lbs) of luggage per person on the tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items
Customer reviews
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Rabbie's Small Group Tours

Product ID: 173892